3rd. Circ. Pressed To Reinstate 12 Suits In Asbestos MDL

Law360, Philadelphia (April 3, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT) -- A plaintiffs' attorney in the massive multidistrict litigation over asbestos consolidated in Pennsylvania's Eastern District told a Third Circuit panel Wednesday that the federal judge overseeing the litigation improperly dismissed the cases of 12 of his clients who were allegedly exposed while on the job. 

Robert McCoy of the Cascino Vaughn Law Offices argued that U.S. District Judge Eduardo Robreno erred when he tossed the 12 suits in March 2012 and January 2013 because he failed to consider the six Poulis factors necessary to dismiss a...
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